The best golf putters for 2018 include the ones shown at the PGA merchandise show, along with the ones preferred by PGA professional golfers. All the putters reviewed here are the best brands available for golfers who want the best performance from their putters. These putters cost more than those from lesser known golf equipment manufacturers but offer better quality and accuracy.
We will first look at the #1 putter in golf from Callaway, the Odyssey O-Works along with a few others and then some Titleist Scotty Cameron putters. TaylorMade TP and Spider putters are very popular choices and Ping’s Vault 2.0 series along with the Sigma G series putters are also a great choice. A few of the other putter brands to choose from are Cleveland, Bettinardi and Evnroll.
Odyssey O-Works, EXO, and Toulon Design
Callaway’s Odyssey O-Works line of putters for this year has a wide variety of blade and mallet putters in the colors black and red to choose from. All the blade and mallet designs have a microhinge insert in the face for a better feel and to get the ball rolling on impact for more control.
Here are the new mallet designs: #7, #7S, Tank #7, Marxman, Marxman S, Jailbird Mini, Jailbird Mini S, 2-Ball Fang, 2-Ball Fang S, 2 Ball. These are the new blade designs: #1W, #1WS, Tank #1, 3T, #2W, 330M, 2M CS.
There are three new EXO putters and here they are: EXO Indianapolis, EXO Seven, and EXO Rossie. These putters will not be available until the month of May. The EXO 2-Ball is a special edition putter and it is available now.
If you are looking for a custom designed putter, for your specifications then check out the Toulon Design putters. All of these putters have a milled face in a choice of blade or mallet style. These are the designs to choose from: Austin, Columbus, Long Island, Indianapolis, Madison, Memphis, San Diego, Atlanta and Portland.
Titleist Scotty Cameron Selects and Futura Putters
There are seven models in the 2018 Scotty Cameron Select series of putters and here they are: Newport, Newport 2, Newport 2.5, Newport 3, Laguna, Fastback, and the Squareback. These putters have been designed with a refined shape for a smoother look which helps to make the sight line more pronounced. The sole is four-way balanced to account for the weight of the shaft and hosel. The sound and feel are improved with added material to dampen vibration.
Scotty Cameron Futura putters have some similar features to the Selects, but they are all more of a mallet style design. These are the Futura models for this year: Futura 5CB, 5MB, 5W, 5S, 5.5M, 6M, 6M DB, 7M. The Futura putters are designed for more stability and forgiveness.
TaylorMade TP and Spider
The TaylorMade TP putters are made in two color type collections, the TP Red Collection and TP Silver Collection. There are several models to choose from for both collections which include mostly mallet style putters, along with a couple blade style and hybrid combinations.
Here are the six models in the TP Red Collection: Chaska, Ardmore 3, Ardmore 2, and Ardmore. The Ardmore 2 is made in two different shaft and hosel designs, the first has a Single-Bend shaft and the second has an L-Neck hosel. The Ardmore has two shaft designs and the first one is a Single-Bend shaft and the second one is a Center-Shaft design.
TaylorMade’s Spider putters have three main designs, the Spider Tour, Spider Interactive and Spider Arc. In the Spider Tour lineup there are ten choices and five of those are the Spider Tour Red with the first having no sightline and a small slant hosel, the second one has a single sightline and small slant hosel, the third has a single sightline and double-bend shaft, the fourth has a single sightline and a center-shaft design, the fifth has a single sightline and an l-neck hosel.
These are the last five choices for the Tour line of putters, the Platinum has a single sightline and double-bend shaft, the Diamond Silver has two choices, they both have a single sightline and one has an l-neck hosel and the other has a double-bend shaft. The Black putters have two designs, one with no sightline and a small slant hosel and the other has a single sightline with a double-bend shaft.
Spider Interactive putters have two variations and they both have a single sightline, but one has an l-neck hosel and the other has a double-bend shaft. The Spider Arc putters have two color variations, the Red and the Diamond Silver, they both have three sightlines with an inner ball and outer ring alignment, both have a double-bend shaft.
Ping Vault 2.0 and Sigma G
Ping Vault 2.0 putters have a milled face design and three color finishes to choose from, stealth, copper and platinum finish. There are several designs to choose from that range from blade style to mallet. Here are the models: Dale Anser, Voss, B60, ZB, Piper and Ketsch.
Sigma G putters offer a softer feel with more forgiveness and there are many variations to choose from. Here are those choices: Anser Black Nickel, Anser Platinum, B60, Craz-E, D66, Darby, Doon CB, Ketsch B, Kinloch, Kinloch C, Kinloch CB, Kushin, Piper 3, Shea H, Tess, Tyne, Tyne H, and Wolverine T.
Cleveland Huntington Beach and TFi 2135 Putters
Cleveland’s Huntington Beach Collection and TFi 2135 Putters have a milled face pattern and are made in both blade and mallet style models. These are the putters from the Huntington Beach Collection: Huntington Beach 1 and 1 O/S Grip putter, 2 and 2 O/S Grip, 3 and 3 O/S Grip, 4 O/S Grip, 6, 6C, 6 O/S Grip and 6C O/S Grip, 8 and 8 O/S Grip, 10 and 10 O/S Grip, 11 and 11 O/S Grip.
Here are the TFi 2135 putters which are made with improved sightlines: TFi 2135 Satin 1.0 and 1.0 O/S Grip, 6.5, 8.0 and Satin 8.0 O/S Grip, Satin RHO and RHO O/S Grip, Satin Cero and Cero O/S Grip, Satin Elevado and Elevado O/S Grip, Elevado CB and Elevado CB O/S Grip. Some putters are available in black with a milled copper face design.
Bettinardi BB, iNOVAi 5.0, Studio Stock and Queen B
Bettinardi has a good selection of putters this year too and here they are: In the BB Series with precision milled face designs – BB1, BB29, BB39, BB56. Then the iNOVAi 5.0 is designed for a better feel and more stability. Studio Stock Series putters have F.I.T. face milling and a mercury grey finish their models are: SS3, SS8, and SS28. The Queen B Series has micro honeycomb face milling and a satin silver sole, the two models are QB8 and QB9.
Evnroll ER Series
Evnroll’s ER Series has four new models this year which are: ER1.2, ER2CS, ER7CS and ER9. The Evnroll putters use what they call sweet face technology to maintain distance and accuracy when hitting off the heel or toe of the clubface.